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Union and Freeman Make Significant Progress on Warehouse Contract Negotiations

| November 20, 2018

On November 13th, Teamsters Local 727 and Freeman Decorating Company made significant progress towards reaching an agreement for a new contract covering employees in Freeman’s warehouse.  Upon reconvening negotiations this past week, the parties successfully reached tentative agreements on several non-economic issues including paid time off and seniority. Local 727 and Freeman have reached a […]

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Local 727 Opens Trade Show and Trade Show Warehouse Contract Negotiations with Proposal to Withdraw from Failing Central States Pension Fund

| November 13, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 and representatives of Freeman Decorating Company and Global Exposition Services (GES) opened negotiations on Friday, November 2nd for a new trade show industry master collective bargaining agreement as well as CBAs covering Teamsters employed in the Freeman and GES warehouses. The Local 727 bargaining committees opened negotiations by presenting each Company with […]

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Local 727 Trade Show Members Refuse to Cross UNITE HERE Strike Line Sanctioned by Joint Council 25

| September 14, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 trade show industry members are honoring the strike lines of their fellow union Brothers and Sisters of UNITE HERE Local 1, which has been sanctioned by Joint Council 25 at 26 Chicagoland hotels. Upon seeing UNITE HERE members and hotel employees on strike, Local 727 trade show warehouse members employed by Freeman […]

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Security and Fire Safety Officer Understaffing Could Lead to Labor Dispute at Navy Pier

Security and Fire Safety Officer Understaffing Could Lead to Labor Dispute at Navy Pier

| July 19, 2016

Unfair labor practices coupled with concerns over understaffing and job security for 160 fire safety and security officers could lead to a labor dispute at Navy Pier.

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Teamsters Applaud Treasury Decision to Deny Central States Cuts

Teamsters Applaud Treasury Decision to Deny Central States Cuts

| May 9, 2016

The Department of Treasury on May 6 announced its decision to deny the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund (CSPF) application to cut the pensions of thousands of Teamsters retirees.

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